<VV> Friction modifier additive for engine and transmison oils

MarK Durham 62vair at gmail.com
Thu Oct 2 20:35:03 EDT 2014

My old engine was not using synthetic, so needed the cleaning. I have been
using a 10w30 Valvoline VR-1 which also has the zddp but is harder to find
so plan on the 15w50 for the Corvair this fall. Mark Durham Hauser Id
On Oct 2, 2014 2:13 PM, "MarK Durham" <62vair at gmail.com> wrote:

> I've never tried seafoam but I put a substantial amount of mmo in my
> engine before I took it out for overhaul and over about 500 miles of
> driving it cleaned the aluminum case parts so well all I did was inspect
> and blow out all oil passages, degrease, and reuse. The heads were also
> clean.
> Mark Durham Hauser Idaho
> 62 Coupe Red/ Red
> On Oct 2, 2014 1:51 PM, "hank kaczmarek" <kaczmarek at charter.net> wrote:
>> As Mark said, I've used it in engines that were smoking or were gummed
>> up. I'm sold on Seafoam products for air cooled motors of any kind. You can
>> add it to your gas to keep things clean in your carbs, you can put it into
>> your oil (it's aromatic hydrocarbons so you don't have to change the amount
>> of oil, and it will clean the inside of the engine and deposit the gunk in
>> the oil filter, then evaporate.
>> You can also use Seafoam Engine treatment to do the "1957" tuneup instead
>> of GM Top End Engine Cleaner.  The number is for the date.   Used car
>> Mechanics would take trade-ins out back, and pour the engine treatment (or
>> a bottle of GM Top End Engine Cleaner) slowly into a manifold vacuum souce,
>> while goosing the throttle---car will smoke like a freight train for about
>> 30min, but runs much smoother after all the carbon is burned out of it.
>> Seafoam Trans Tune and their Deep Creep Penentrant are great too----You
>> can use Deep Creep for engine starting fluid, and as a penetrant it beats
>> all hell out of PB Blaster.
>> Hank
>> Kevin, I have used it in older engines to loosen up things like stuck
>> rings
>> or to help loosen sludge buildup. If your engine is clean inside there is
>> no need for it.

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